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Schauerman Library Web Guides - Country Information


General Sources

To find books on a particular country, the Library of Congress classification DA - DU cover all countries EXCEPT the America's. The United States, Canada, and Central & South American countries can be found in the Library of Congress F area. You can ask for a LC summary pamphlet at the Reference desk to help you.

World Factbook
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook

Portals to the World
http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

Country Reports
http://www.countryreports.org/

International Monetary Fund Country Info.
http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

BBC News Country Profiles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/americas/country_profiles/default.stm

Country Studies Area Handbooks
http://memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

IWRAW (International Women's Rights Action Watch) Country Reports
http://www.iwraw.net/

Country Library
http://www.tradeport.org/ts/countries/

Yahoo! Regions: Countries
http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Countries/

Political resources on the Web sorted by country.
http://www.politicalresources.net/

Atlapedia Online -maps and key facts and statistics
http://www.atlapedia.com/

World Government Resources
http://www.hg.org/govt.html

LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center)
http://lanic.utexas.edu/

The World's Smallest Countries
http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/aa122997.htm

Lonely Planet Destinations
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/

Embassies of Washington DC
http://www.embassy.org/embassies/

Background Notes
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn

Economist Country Briefings
http://www.economist.com/countries

Visual Geography Series
http://www.vgsbooks.com/

USA. Dept. of State> Country Specific Information for Travelers
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html

UCB Libraries. Foreign Information By Country
http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/govpubs/for/foreigngovt.htm


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